We’ve previously written about the diversity issues that the IT industry faces and felt it was time to turn the attention to our own actions in this regard. Here we share how we’re hoping to get more women involved in current and future JAX conferences. Can you help?
If your software system is slow and struggles to ‘evolve’, there’s a good chance your team is only working one-dimensionally, says Gernot Starke, a leading expert in software architecture behaviour.
Here we look at how to use the Java EE upgrade ADF to build a system of pop-ups that dynamically reacts according to the user’s interaction.
David Heinemeier Hansson says that workaholics aren’t the solution to your start-up cash woes. Rather than rely on slave-driving to push your idea, DHH thinks you need a better strategy to get creative, interesting people investing in your vision.
Switching to continuous delivery means abandoning existing practices and habits, and applying and developing new ones. But it doesn’t need to be a fast change, says CD coach Eduards Sizovs.
Nowhere else are business decisions as hype-oriented as in IT. And while NoSQL is all well and good, MySQL is often the sensible choice in terms of operational cost and scalability, says JAX London speaker Aviran Mordo.
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the mysterious, consecrated craft of unsafe Rust programming? Well, there’s now a book for that. The core team behind one of the hottest new languages presents the first draft of The Rustonomicon.
It’s been dubbed the 21st century addition to the curriculum – now a growing number of countries are introducing programming as part of the school syllabus. Students as young as five years old are being schooled in coding for the future.
Punters are gradually getting comfortable with the idea that Netflix is behind some exciting open source projects, including their latest for SSL/TLS enabled applications, Lemur. The certificate management framework aims to tackle PKI infrastructure better.
Licensing decisions for .NET software developers can be hard, but they don’t have to be. Steve Naidamast has the rundown on what you need to consider and the difference between encrypted and authenticated .NET licensing.
Technical tests are becoming part of the norm during the interview process, so Roy Bailey has outlined what you should be focusing on when it comes to navigating technical interviews and tests. It’s time to look at the value, rather than the cost of things.
Programmer Marco Behler believes that productivity starts with requirements, not tools. Developers need to care about the end user and stop living by the “Start first, finish never” routine – where half of what you’re building remains unclear.
Lukas Eder is excited about functional programming in Java 8, which he believes is becoming much like the expressive power of SQL-style declarative programming. Here he looks at the imperative and functional approaches available in Java 8.
VoIP remains a popular system for telephone communication in the enterprise. But have you ever considered the security holes this system is leaving you open to? And what company secrets are at risk of eavesdropping, denial of service and “Vishing” attacks?